Tom Turcich here. April 2nd, 2015 I left my home in New Jersey to embark on a five year trek across the seven continents. The dream of walking around the world formed at seventeen after my friend AnneMarie passed. Since her death I've decided to make the most of each day. I walk the world to become immersed in unknown places and be forced into adventure day after day. In Texas I adopted a dog, Savannah, and we've crossed every border together ever since. I write and take photos, and am hopefully getting better at both with each passing day.

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Latest Writings

Each night in my tent I do a little writing, generally these writings accumulate into a weekly post. In my writings I strive to convey the subtle variances in culture and environment, the strangeness of man, and how walking eight hours a day affects me. For a deeper dive into my experience, start reading.

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Savannah’s Sage – Part Three

It was late in the afternoon by the time Savannah and I reached Pozo Almonte.  The young Chileans that had driven us nearly a hundred miles from out of the desert wished us well then took off toward the coast.  I was immensely grateful to them, but my focus was elsewhere.  Savannah was pallid, weak […]

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Ticket Home

In early October while a breeze rolled over the desert coast of Perú I sat on the steps of a stone shrine atop a hill.  I’d been out of cell service for a few days, but I could now see a red and white cell tower standing in the distance like an upright needle.  I […]

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Savannah’s Saga – Part Two

Lou-Lou and I spent three weeks at my cousin apartment in Austin.  Lou-Lou couldn’t go outside because she didn’t have all her vaccinations yet.  I carpeted the apartment with puppy pads, but Lou-Lou seemed to actively avoid them.  I was constantly wiping the floor and apologizing to my cousin who didn’t mind at all. I […]

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